Dorothy L. Dempsey

December 21, 1927 ‒ September 29, 2005

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Dorothy L. Dempsey, age 77, of Mount Vernon, died Thursday September 29, 2005 at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon following a brief illness. Dorothy was born December 21, 1927 in Flushing, New York to Joseph and Elizabeth (Simpson) DeWinter and had spent most of her lifetime in the Mount Vernon area.

She was an active member of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon.

Surviving are her daughter Denise (Robert) Gallagher of Mount Vernon; two grandchildren Robert W. (Jennifer) Gallagher and Destiny E. (Jason) Smith all of Mount Vernon; five great grandchildren Kaila Gallagher, Tyler Smith, Arissa Gallagher, Zachary Smith and Sydney Gallagher and her sister-in-law Dorotha DeWinter of Mount Vernon. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband James Dempsey, and 3 brothers Edwin DeWinter, Robert DeWinter and Thomas DeWinter.

There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday at 1 PM at Saint Vincent de Paul Church in Mount Vernon with Father Ted Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.

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